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Betty Bekemeier Publishes Research on Physical Activity in Local Health Jurisdictions

Posted: 5/16/2017 (CSDE Research)

Betty Bekemeier, CSDE Affiliate and Assistant Professor of Psychosocial and Community Health at UW, recently published a study on local areas’ efforts in promoting physical activity among residents. This cluster analysis examines practices in six states and discovered that coordinated community health plans can lead to clear reductions in obesity incidence. The study also highlighted the importance of data tracking and storage, practices that made this research possible.┬áThe full report is available below.

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